MACOUPIN COUNTY, Ill. – A 33-year-old woman has been jailed as part of an ongoing investigation into the death of a three-year-old.

According to the Macoupin County Sheriff’s Office, the child was brought to a Litchfield fire station last Thursday, but firefighters determined the child already dead.

Investigators said evidence pointed to the child having suffered fatal injuries in Carlinville. Details on the child’s injuries were not released.

Following a joint investigation from the Macoupin County Sheriff’s Department, the Carlinville Police Department, and the Litchfield Police Department, prosecutors charged Ashley Bottoms with involuntary manslaughter and endangering the life of a child.

Her relation to the child has not been revealed.